Healthy, yummy banana pancake recipe

Posted by Emily on 17 Aug 2016 at 13:15
Banana pancakes. Need I say more. Who doesn’t love a good banana pancake?! Well, now…how about a HEALTHY banana pancake?! Now we are really talking!   I simply LOVE having this banana pancake as one of my healthy breakfast options. It is so super easy to make. Here we go:   INGREDI...

Sizzling summer salad

Posted by Emily on 16 Dec 2015 at 11:43
I am not a fan of tomatoes. Its really sad, I know, to be a dietitian and not eat tomatoes.  I mean they look SOOO stunning in a salad as they add such a beautiful burst of colour. Not to mention how many important nutrients they contain.Being a tomato despiser myself, you may wonder why I’ve pos...

The best breakfast recipe: Jamie Oliver’s Granola Dust

Posted by Emily on 19 Nov 2015 at 10:50
This week I tried Jamie Oliver’s granola dust for the first time…and…oh my word…I thought that I had arrived in foodie heaven! It is truly glorious. I don’t advocate eating processed breakfast cereals, as they are often loaded with refined sugar and other nonsense.  If I am going to...

Blueberry and almond smoothie

Posted by Emily on 22 Sep 2015 at 18:47
Ingredients:1 cup of frozen blueberries1/2 - 1 frozen banana A few almonds Almond milk to thin to desired consistency  Method:Blend all ingredients together in a Nutribullet/ blender and enjoy immediately.  Notes: You can use fresh fruit instead of frozen fruit. I've used frozen fruit for thi...

Delicious chickpea, brown rice, spinach and feta dish

Posted by Emily on 16 Sep 2015 at 09:31
This recipe is great to use to make a vegetarian dinner.  It is also nice to make a big batch of this and then take portions of it to work to enjoy as a quick 'heat and eat' lunch.   Ingredients:Brown rice cooked in some vegetable stock1-2 cans of chickpeas, drainedBaby Spinach1-2 diced onio...

Butternut, chickpea and coconut soup recipe

Posted by Emily on 31 Aug 2015 at 20:06
 In my blog post ‘Healthy things I’m looking forward to this winter’ I mentioned that I wanted to make more soups in winter.  Well, I did just that.  In fact, I created my own soup recipe.  I was very chuffed with how it turned out.Seeing as though today is the last day of winter, I th...

Flourless bread loaf recipe

Posted by Emily on 24 Jun 2015 at 17:17
With this cold wintery weather, it is important that we adjust our eating to include foods that are warm and satisfying to eat in winter, rather than forcing ourselves to eat cold tuna salads. A nice healthy warm winter meal is soup. And, something that goes so nicely with soup is...bread! Unfortun...

Biltong, chickpea, avo and feta salad

Posted by Emily on 18 May 2015 at 10:25
I made this one up just by tossing a few ingredients together for a lunch to take to work one day.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!   Serves 1   Ingredients: A few handfuls of mixed lettuce leaves 5-10 slices of cucumber 1 medium carrot sliced 30g/ a handful of lean beef/ g...